Scientific Program - First day – January 30th, 2013


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Opening Ceremony
09:30 - 10:15
Plenary session
Chair : Joseph Almog
The Role of Analytical Chemistry in Forensic DNA Testing
John Butler
NIST Fellow & Applied Genetics Group Leader, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
10:15 - 10:45
Coffee Break, Posters & Vendors Exhibition
 10:45 - 12:55 Hall A Hall B Hall C
Session A:
Forensic Analysis

Chair: Joseph Almog
Session B:
Pharmaceutical Analysis

Chair: Bianca Avramovitch
Session C:
Gas Chromatography

Chair: Igal Bar Ilan
10:45 - 11:15
Keynote Lecture:
Visualization of Latent Fingermarks by Using Nanotechnology for Reversed Development on Paper
Sanaa Shenawi-Khalil et al.
Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
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Keynote Lecture:
Separation Science Challenges and Opportunities in Designing and Understanding Improved Stationary Phases for Biopharmaceutical Purification
Giorgio Carta
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville,
Virginia, USA
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Keynote Lecture:
Unusual Threat to Aircraft Safety
Tzippora Kanal et al.
Analytical Lab., IAF, Israel
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11:15 - 11:35
Comparison of the Four Isomers of Hdroxy-Dimethyltryptamine (HO-MDT)
Tehila Mishraki-Berkowitz
National Police HQ, Jerusalem, IsraelIsrael Flag
Practical Applications of HyperDSC in a Pharmaceutical Laboratory
Stefano Pera
PerkinElmer Italia SpA, Monza Brianza, Italy
Olive Oil Characterization Using Accurate Mass GC-MS Analysis Combined with Advanced Statistical Data Processes
Andrey Rossin et al.
Eldan Electronic Instruments Ltd., Petah Tikva, Israel
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11:35 - 11:55
Fingermark Development by Fluorescent Cyanoacrylates in Solution
Alfonso Bentolila
Division of Identification and Forensic Science, Israel Police, Jerusalem, Israel
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Transferring Compendial HPLC Methods to UPLC Technology for Routine Drug Analysis
Frederic Forini
European Headquarters, Waters, Paris, France
Practical Ways to Reduce Analysis Time in Gas Chromatography Using Existing Instrumentation
Jaap De Zeeuw
Restek Corporation, Middelburg,
11:55 - 12:15
A New Threat in the Israeli Illicit Drug Market
Dana Sonenfeld et al.
Division of Identification and Forensic Science, Israel Police, Jerusalem, Israel
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A Molecular-Imprint Nanosensor for Ultrasensitive Analytical Detection
of Proteins

Harold Braustein et al.
Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
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State of the Art in Gas Chromatography-
Instant Connect Modularity

Milos Korman
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bratislava, Slovakia

Fully Automated SPE-GC-MS Analysis of Delta-9-THC and its Metabolites in Serum
Pieter Stoutjesdijk
M.Snir Technological Services, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
Quantitative Analysis of Brain-Targeting Efficiency of Nano-Drug Delivery Systems
David Stepensky
Luba Shirshov
Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
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Moisture Removal Prior to Gas Sample Analysis
Matthew Powers
Sales, Perma Pure Llc, Toms River, USA
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Gravimetric Sample Preparation in Chromatography Analysis – Reducing Errors, Costs and Risk
Gidi Wilenski
Agentek Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel
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An R Package For Measurement Science
Steve Ellison
Laboratory of the Government Chemist, Teddington, UK

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch Break, Posters & Vendors Exhibition
Awarding the IACS Medals and The Yinon Award
14:15 - 15:00
Plenary session
Chair : Orna Dreazen
Recommendations for improving quality of bioequivalence data submitted to ANDAs in US
Barbara M. Davit
Director, Division of Bioequivalency II,Center for Drug Evaluation and Research,FDA, Rockville, Maryland, USA
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break, Posters & Vendors Exhibition
15:30 - 17:20 Hall A Hall B Hall C
Session D:
GC-MS Analysis

Chair: Aviv Amirav
Session E:
Spectral Methods of Analysis

Chair: Israel Schechter
Session F:
Metrology and Quality

Chair: Ilya Kuselman
15:30 - 16:00
Keynote Lecture:
Open Probe Supersonic Fast GC-MS – Real Time Analysis with Separation
Aviv Amirav et al.
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Keynote Lecture:
Advanced Analytical Techniques in the Studies of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Ira Rabin
Analysis of Cultural Assets, Bam Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
Keynote Lecture:
The Program of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for Metrology and Quality Assurance of Analytical Laboratories
Ales Fajgelj
Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria

16:00 - 16:20
Sample Identification by GC-MS and How to Improve It
Tal Alon et al.
Chemistry and Engineering, Tel Aviv University and Afeka College, Tel Aviv, Israel
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ATR-FTIR Use for Quantification of Adsorbed Organic Compounds
Giora Rytwo et al.
Environmental Physical Chemistry,
Migal, Tel Hai, Kiryat Shmona, Israel
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The Golden Bridge from Sampling to Analysis - Effective Coordination Between Laboratories
Ilan Landesman
Israel Laboratory Accreditation Authority, Airport City, Israel
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16:20 - 16:40
Automated Sequential SPME-GCMS Analysis is Useful to Explore Diurnal Pheromone Emission and Pheromone Quantities of Flies
Anat Levi-Zada et al.
Dept of Entomology- Chemistry Unit, Volcani Center, Aro, Inst of Plant
Protection, Bet-Dagan, Israel
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Nanoscale Particle Distribution Analysis by Singular Beam Microscopy
Joseph Shamir
Electrical Engineering Department, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology,
PML - Particle-Monitoring Technologies Ltd., Haifa, Israel
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Feasibility Study of a Proficiency Testing of pH and Electrolytic Conductivity Measurement Results
Ilya Kuselman et al.
National Physical Laboratory of Israel, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, Jerusalem, Israel
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16:40 - 17:00
Advion Expression CMS System - A Paradigm Shift in the Accessibility of Mass Spectrometer Systems for Chemists
Vijay Gupta
Advion Inc. USA
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Nanoparticles Characterisation and
Quantification Using Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing

Dimitri Aubert
Izon Science Ltd, Oxford, United Kingdom
Measuring Different Critical Quality Attributes, in Several Different Dosage Forms, as Part of a QbD Strategy
Stuart Wakefield
Malvern Instruments, Malvern, United Kingdom
17:00 - 17:20
RoHS Rapid Screening of PVC and PE Matrices Using EDXRF
Kevin Telmage
Yarden Biotec Ltd., Harei Yehuda, Israel
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Patent Protection for Innovations in New Detection and Analysis Methods of Substances
Joseph Wyse
Lior Itzhaki

Patent Department, Dr. Eyal Bressler & Co., Ramat Gan, Israel
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Conference Support:

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

The Stephen & Nancy Grand Water Research Institute